Surya Gopalan
  1. Associate

Mr. Gopalan is an associate in Davis Polk's Litigation Department.

Of Note

  • Member, International Law Committee, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, American Society of International Law
  • Member, Arbitration Committee, International Bar Association

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Sydney), 2013-2014
  • Consultant, Australian Government, Attorney-General's Department, 2012-2013
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Anthony Whealy, New South Wales Court of Appeal, 2011-2012

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
  • High Court of Australia
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales


  • LL.B., Sydney Law School, 2011
    • First Class Honours
  • LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2015
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • Parker School Award for Foreign and Comparative Law